Group portrait of child survivors of Buchenwald. The young boy in the middle is Joseph Schleifstein. Behind him is Abram Wroclawski, originally from Lodz who was sent to Auschwitz before coming to Buchenwald.
Viennese Jews humiliated and forced to scrub the streets
Images du Samudaripen, le génocide Rom dans l’Europe fasciste
Romani children in Auschwitz, victims of medical experiments. Poor babies.
Niños en el campo de AuschwitzDe 1.300.000 de los reclusos de Auschwitz casi 234.000 eran niños. El día de la liberación del campo de concentración quedaban sólo 611 niños. El destino de todos los recién nacidos era trágico: los ahogaban y tiraban sus cuerpos a la calle.
The Kindertransport was a rescue mission that took place during the nine months prior to the outbreak of the Second World War. The UK took in nearly 10,000 predominantly Jewish children. They were placed in British foster homes, hostels & farms. Often they were the only members of their families who survived the Holocaust. There are many accounts of parents sending their children away while holding back tears. Many never saw their parents again & were adopted by the fosters who protected…
Liberation of Buchenwald Concentration Camp, 18th April 1945. In the crematorium cellar mortuary, former prisoners demonstrate to a group of American GIs how inmates were hanged from hooks on the wall.
A mass execution of Jews in Nazi occupied Soviet Union
German residents are forced to bring the dead of nearby concentration camp Wöbbelin to a graveyard after its liberation. Ludwigslust, May, 1945. Everybody knew something TERRIBLE was Happening, but nobody cared and all were scared. Read more: http://histomil.com/viewtopic.php?f=338&t=3918&start=3810#ixzz3R50UVzzP
Marie-Claude Vaillant-Couturier (1912-1996) was a member of the resistance until 1942 when she was arrested, and sent first to Birkenau on 24 Jan 1943, then Ravensbruck. Marie-Claude remained at Ravensbruck even after the war, caring for the sick until the last POW left. Her powerful testimony at Nuremberg was devastating to the defence. Afterward, she slowly walked past the Nazis, looked each one in the eye, effectively unnerving them. Most bowed their heads; others, unrepentant, did not.
The eastbound deportation of 995 Jewish inhabitants of the German town of Würtzburg on April 25, 1942. They would be transfered to the transit camps in Trawniki and Izbica and eventually to the death camp in Belzec in Nazi occupied Poland.